• Surgical Processor

    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/4/2018 8:18 AM)
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Company Overview

    LeMaitre Vascular is a leading global provider of innovative medical devices for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease. We develop, manufacture and market disposable and implantable vascular devices to address the needs of vascular surgeons and interventionalists.   LeMaitre Vascular is publicly traded on NASDAQ (Ticker Symbol: LMAT).


    LeMaitre Vascular's core hiring principle is to find and hire smart, motivated people.  This mission leads to providing our employees with challenging opportunities for personal and professional growth, as well as the growth of the company. Our employees have dedication and passion for their work. Each day they know they can make a difference. While working at LeMaitre Vascular you will be surrounded by talented and passionate co-workers and owners.




    LeMaitre Vascular is looking to immediately hire a full-time surgical processor of human allografts.  This position will be dedicated to surgically processing donated human tissues intended for transplant.  Human anatomy back ground is a must.  Human anatomy background stemming from operating room, human tissue recovery, surgical assistant and or cadaver dissection are all preferred.  The surgical processor will be trained to aseptically dissect allograft tissue from the recovered enbloc, ligate branches and evaluate the tissue to meet the company quality specifications. The ideal candidate will be flexible, dynamic, collaborative and positive ambiguity.  This person will have a proven track record of being one with integrity that follows standard operational procedures.  Understands and accepts the need to take responsibility for upholding standards created to respect deceased human tissue donation, provide a quality product the will be used for implantation for vascular reconstruction surgeries and maintain regulatory compliance.  Possesses or willing to get HbV vaccination.


    • Must adhere to Good Tissue Practices established by 21 CFR Part 1271 FDA, AATB current standards as well as company procedures and policies.
    • PrecisesSurgical dissection of vascular and cardiovascular allograft tissue:
    • - removal of tissue from the fat pad
    • - using silk sutures ligate tributaries
    • - using prolene sutures secure weak areas
    • - attachement of vessel cannula
    • - other technical techniques required for processing of tissue
    • Evaluating tissue as transplantable according to tissue specification and company policy for accepting/rejecting tissue.
    • ·         -Patience with training process (could last several months to a year)
    • ·         -Cadaver dissection experience
    • ·         -Ability to adapt and learn several new tasks
    • ·         -Knowledge of basic human anatomy and physiology
    • ·         -Fine motor skills
    • Maintains the highest levels of aseptic technique as per company procedures
    • Maintains flexibility to cover on-call hours that include weekends, holiday and evenings
    • Team Player
    • Willing to work weekend's is a must

    Other duties as assigned by Manager or Designee.


    • High school diploma required
    • College Degree a plus
    • Operating Room experience a plus
    • Tissue Recovery
    • Aseptic Processing
    • First or Second surgical assitant a plus
    • Computer skills and knowledge required  
    • Medical knowledge required

    EEO Statement

    In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at LeMaitre Vascular will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. LeMaitre Vascular does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, religious dress, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


    This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.


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